HUNTER'S FEN. By John Humphreys.

HUNTER'S FEN. By John Humphreys.

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Author Humphreys (John). (1939-2012).
Book Code 25024
ISBN 0715387618
Book Description Slight use, owner's name to end-paper but very good. Small closed tear to inside of rear flap of otherwise presentable dust-wrapper.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1986
Publisher David & Charles.
Place Newton Abbot, Devon.
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1986 1st edition. 8vo (160 x 240mm). Pp232. Colour & b/w photographs, illustrations by John Paley & Dave Parfitt. Maroon boards, spine titled in gilt.

"This is the story of the gunners and fishermen, of wild, bloodshot sunsets, waving reeds, of old yarns, floods, otters, puntgunners, hen harriers and the author's life spent with rod, gun and flat-bottomed boat among them." Chapters include; gunner's dawn; Rum Old Boys and Hard Times; Fen Tigers; 'thim old Roomans'; birds, beasts and fishes; punts and pack-ice; decoys and shoulder guns; fowler's moon; days and nights on the fen; finale.